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The report also showed that lonely, middle-aged, and elderly people are at equal risk of being tricked by a romance scam.People over the age of 40, those divorced, widowed, or disabled, are also common targets of dating site scammers.
The report covers the online dating industry, including both straight and same-sex sites.
With much of the earlier stigma surrounding online dating gone, the principle challenges are around ensuring the experience offered is fulfilling for users.
This report assesses the current status of the online dating industry in the UK, including the value of the market and trends and other factors likely to impact growth during the next five years.
It used to be parents who worried about their children being picked up by unsavory types in bars and other seedy hang-outs.
Now children are worried about their parents being hoodwinked by the scam artists who haunt online dating sites."I am a bit past age 50 --- well educated lady; (I thought that I was so smart that it couldn't happen to me --- my college education is no match for a professional criminal)," said one of a seemingly endless stream of scam victims who hav...